Oy Bay!

"My heart is in the east, and I in the uttermost west." — Yehudah Ha-Levi

Oy To The World!

Posted by Oyster on December 17, 2007

Oy to the World

“Oy to the World, the Latkes have Come…”

Moshiakh must indeed be imminent. For it will be a fog & hippie free day in San Francisco when you can see an Israeli flag in a Mission District store window, without it being burned down in a matter of minutes. 🙂

Tip of the cone-shaped Jew hat to Mathias Brandewinder for this great image, & for his shout-out to Oy Bay! Oh, and I wouldn’t look too deeply into how to parse that shirt’s slogan. If it is meant to be anything beyond a lexical word-pun, then perhaps its a riff on Jewish neuroses & pessimism? Woody Allen comes to mind…

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3 Responses to “Oy To The World!”

  1. sarah said

    What store window is this in?

  2. Oyster said

    Mathias original post indicates: “in the window display of a vintage-clothing shop (Retro Fit) on Valencia”

  3. Mathias said

    Thanks for the kind words! And I like some mystery in my life, so keeping the slogan under-determined is fine by me…
    Ah, and yes I am ALMOST certain the shop was Retro Fit. It’s definitely on Valencia, at the corner with 20th.

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